Hakainde Hichilema is the richest man in Zambia. He is a businessman and politician who has been President of the United Party for National Development, an opposition political party, since 2006.
Zambia has one of the fast growing economies in the world. The copper rich country has the fastest growing city in the Southern African Development Community (SADC)- Lusaka. Even though they do not like to share their wealth worth the public, Zambia do have a lot of millionaires.
Richest Man in Zambia
Hakainde Hichilema is the richest man in Zambia. He is Zambia’s second-largest cattle rancher.
He served as the chief executive officer of both Coopers and Lybrand Zambia (1994–1998) and Grant Thornton Zambia.
Hichilema is a millionaire and the second-largest cattle rancher in Zambia
Hichilema was featured on the popular BBC television program HARDtalk on 1 November 2017 and was interviewed by Stephen Sackur.
He was the first Zambian opposition political leader to be hosted on HARDtalk and the second Zambian Politician featured after former President Levy Mwanawasa.
On 17 December 2017 Hichilema featured on ZNBC’s Sunday Interview making him the first opposition political leader to be hosted on that program.
This was after management at ZNBC had granted a request by the UPND through its spokesman Charles Kakoma who had written to ZNBC Director General Richard Mwanza requesting that Mr. Hichilema is featured on the Sunday Interview on 17 December.
The programme was prerecorded on a Thursday before at 10:30hrs and was aired on Sunday evening
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Noble is know for Auto world, the largest automobile company in Zambia
Autoworld was founded by the company Chairman, Noble Findlay along with the help of three other Directors; Noble’s wife, Cossie Findlay, and their two sons, Glenn and Christopher Findlay.
Autoworld has 11 branches in Zambia, since it started in 1992. It caters to the needs of any vehicle or boat and has an extensive range of quality guaranteed products and services.
Autoworld was founded by the company Chairman, Noble Findlay along with the help of three other Directors; Noble’s wife, Cossie Findlay, and their two sons, Glenn and Christopher Findlay. Two other people who have been influential in the establishment of the company are Noble Findlay’s two nephews David and Pierre Findlay.
The company is managed by the Directors and a management team that includes a Financial Controller, Chief Accountant, Accountants, Internal Auditor, Purchasing Manager, IT Specialist, General Manager, Marketing Executive, Store Controllers, Warehouse Managers, Human Resource Manager and Branch Managers. The total number of employees in 2017 was approximately 250.
Noble Findlay’s current net worth is estimated at $$350 million making him one of the richest men in Zambia.
Satwant Singh is a Zambian rally driver, and 8-time winner of the African Rally Championship.
A successful businessman and entrepreneur, Singh is a well established and much decorated figure in motor sport, especially in Central and Southern Africa.
Born on 3 March 1943 he is the youngest of his siblings. Eldest sister Gurdeep and followed brother Guru Singh
he has a net worth estimated around $198 million and is among the richest men in Zambia.
- 8 times FIA African Continent Rally Champion – 1988, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000
- Awarded the “Order of Distinguished Services” (ODS) by the Head of State (Zambia) for outstanding sporting performance.
- Awarded the “Outstanding Contribution to Sport” by the National Sports Council of Zambia
- Zambian National Rally Champion – 1972, 1975, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1995, 1998
- Rothmans of Pall Mall Sportsman of the Year – 1972, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1993, 1997
- Rothmans of Pall Mall International Sportsman of the Year – 1996
- Orbitsports Man of the Month – April & October 1976
Robin Miller was appointed the Managing Director of Farmers House Plc in 1996, renamed to Real Estate Investments Zambia PLC in 2012.
Robin has been a member of the board of the Zambian Wildlife Authority, a past chairman of Zambia’s leading independent newspaper “The Post”, a member of the government of the Republic of Zambia/European Union Trade Enterprise Support Facility and was the founding Chairman of The Tourism Council of Zambia.
Robin is a member of several boards including Madison General Insurance Company Ltd and City Investments Ltd.
Miller was hired at The Indianapolis Star in 1968. His first duties included answering telephones in the sports department
A year later, he was moved into the sports department as a writer. One of his early assignments was a traveling reporter following the Indiana Pacers.
During his career, he became a polarizing figure. In 1981, he gained attention when he accused A. J. Foyt of cheating, for which Foyt punched Miller, and the paper issued a retraction.
Miller also stirred up controversy, taking on Bobby Knight, the Irsay family, girls’ basketball, and female golfers.
One of his heated columns led to the girls’ basketball team from Franklin College challenge the paper’s sports department to a match, and the sportswriters won the game
talking about wealthiest people in Zambia, you cant skip Robin Miller.
Charles Milupi is an engineer by profession. he is a successful businessman. Milupi owns shares in several compaines including; Lafarge cement, and Tiiseza Zambia limited. He is also the chairperson of Kanisha energy.
charles is among the richest people in Zambia.
Andrew Sotiris Sardanis was a Zambian Journalist and businessman. Andrew was a Zambian of Greek Cypriot origin. He is best known for his involvement in Zambia’s independence liberation movement and played a major role in the formation of Zambia’s first administration and implementing economic policies of Zambia from 1965 to 1970
In 1984 he formed Meridien BIAO as the result of a 1991 merger between the Meridien group’s banks started by Mr Andrew Sardanis, a Cypriot born Zambian, and a network of 11 banks he bought from the French liquidator of Banque Internationale pour L’Afrique Occidental (BIAO).
The African Development Bank held a 10% stake and the Banque Ouest Africaine de Developpement (BOAD) had a 16% holding. It was capitalised at about $100m.
The group reported a net profit of $3.26m in 1993, the last year for which audited figures are available, but after currency translations its reserves declined by $15.2m in that year. MIBL is owned by Meridien Corporation, which is in turn owned by ITM International, a Luxembourg-registered private company controlled by the Sardanis family trust.
Andrew died on 28 February 2021, at CFB Hospital in Lusaka. He was 89.
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